Young's Literal Translation
Proverbs, Chapter 19

   1: Better [is] the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse [in] his lips, who [is] a fool.
   2: Also, without knowledge the soul [is] not good, And the hasty in feet is sinning.
   3: The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.
   4: Wealth addeth many friends, And the poor from his neighbour is separated.
   5: A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.
   6: Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.
   7: All the brethren of the poor have hated him, Surely also his friends have been far from him, He is pursuing words -- they are not!
   8: Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.
   9: A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.
   10: Luxury is not comely for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule among princes.
   11: The wisdom of a man hath deferred his anger, And his glory [is] to pass over transgression.
   12: The wrath of a king [is] a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.
   13: A calamity to his father [is] a foolish son, And the contentions of a wife [are] a continual dropping.
   14: House and wealth [are] the inheritance of fathers, And from Jehovah [is] an understanding wife.
   15: Sloth causeth deep sleep to fall, And an indolent soul doth hunger.
   16: Whoso is keeping the command is keeping his soul, Whoso is despising His ways dieth.
   17: Whoso is lending [to] Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.
   18: Chastise thy son, for there is hope, And to put him to death lift not up thy soul.
   19: A man of great wrath is bearing punishment, For, if thou dost deliver, yet again thou dost add.
   20: Hear counsel and receive instruction, So that thou art wise in thy latter end.
   21: Many [are] the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.
   22: The desirableness of a man [is] his kindness, And better [is] the poor than a liar.
   23: The fear of Jehovah [is] to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.
   24: The slothful hath hidden his hand in a dish, Even unto his mouth he bringeth it not back.
   25: A scorner smite, and the simple acts prudently, And give reproof to the intelligent, He understandeth knowledge.
   26: Whoso is spoiling a father causeth a mother to flee, A son causing shame, and bringing confusion.
   27: Cease, my son, to hear instruction -- To err from sayings of knowledge.
   28: A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.
   29: Judgments have been prepared for scorners, And stripes for the back of fools!

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